Nigerians can take pride in the recent addition of 29 words of Nigerian origin to the Oxford English Dictionary.
The passing of music giant Joseph Shabalala rests heavy on South African hearts – he told the story of black migrants within the apartheid system in a way no-one else did – and achieved global fame.
The resilient Mau Mau freedom fighters failed to maintain revolutionary action after independence.
Will the same electoral commission, so heavily criticised in the court’s ruling, improve its capacity and arrange more credible elections?
A new round of elections offers an opportunity to strengthen civil and political freedoms.
As the Nigerian tradition of dressing in matching outfits for special events continues to grow in popularity, it brings with it a threat of social exclusion.
An estimated 130 million women have undergone female genital mutilation and millions more are at risk. The practice is carried out mainly for cultural and economic reasons.
There are two histories of dagga in South Africa – the one of criminalising it and the other of the state trying to make money off it.
Abiy’s administration should stop talking about reform and liberalisation and focus instead on stopping the country from sliding into disarray